Xinhua world news summary at 0830 GMT, Aug. 28

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MOSCOW -- At least one person was killed in a building collapse on Wednesday in Russia's Novosibirsk region in the Siberia, while nine others got buried under debris, Russia's Sputnik news agency reported quoting the owner of the building. (Russia-Building-Callapse)

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VIENNA -- Austria has just seen the second-warmest summer season in 253 years of recorded history, according to preliminary figures released Tuesday by the Central Institute of Meteorology and Geodynamics (ZAMG).

This summer, measured from June through August, has been 2.7 degrees Celsius hotter than the long-term average, taking into account prognoses for the last few days of August. The result brings it just below the hottest summer in recorded history in 2003, which was 2.8 degrees hotter than average. (Austria-Summer-Temperature)

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MEXICO CITY -- Twenty-three people were killed and some 10 others seriously injured when a nightclub in eastern Mexico was set on fire Tuesday night, local authorities said.

The deadly fire burned in a bar in Coatzacoalcos, a coastal city in the eastern state of Veracruz, the state attorney general's office said in a statement at midnight. (Mexico-Bar-Fire)

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MANILA -- Three died after a ferry boat caught fire in waters off Dapitan City in Zamboanga del Norte province early on Wednesday, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said.

Based on the ship's manifest, the MV Lite Ferry 16 had 136 passengers and 36 crew members on board. (Philippines-Ferry-Fire) Enditem

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